Colorado Academy

Colorado Academy is a dynamic liberal arts and sciences program that challenges students ethically, academically, artistically, and athletically creates the foundation of Colorado Academy.
Teachers, students, parents, and staff foster trusting and respectful relationships, enhancing our thriving school family.
Students pursue excellence and seek to become life-long learners and contributors in our local and international communities.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,027 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $32,020
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School News

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1906
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,027 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Colorado Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
126 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
76%
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Advanced Computer Science - Data Structures, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Economics, AP English, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Human Geography, AP Physics, AP Physics C, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, Film, Photography, Senior Portfolio: Visual Art
Average SAT score
1375
Average ACT score
30
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $25,000 for Pre-K; $29,560 for Grades K-5; $32,020 for Grades 6-12. Tuition is as comprehensive as possible.
% on Financial Aid
19%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$16,000
Admissions Director
Catherine Laskey
Admissions Associate
Paige Siemers
Endowment Size
$27 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Africaid, Community Leadership Team, Computer Science Club, Engineering Club, FACES of Diversity, Global Travel and Exchanges, HOPE, Investment Club, Kokopelli Literary Magazine, Mock Trial Team, Outdoor Education, Speech and Debate Team

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir Program, Film Festival, Jazz Band, Orchestra Program, Rock Band, Senior Portfolio Program, Theater Program, Theater Tech

School Notes

  • Welcome to Colorado Academy! We are a college preparatory independent day school in southwest Denver, with forward-thinking ideals. We offer students an exceptional academic experience, with education in the arts, athletics, and development of the whole child. Unique in the Denver area, our Pre-K through Grade 12 environment creates an extraordinary campus community. Our mission is to create curious, kind, courageous, and adventurous learners and leaders.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,027 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $32,020
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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